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Episode 2 - Two Tea or Not Two Tea

Thank you for listening to our second episode of While There is Tea There is Hope. We hope you enjoyed it.

This episode featured hosts Mike Nye and Alex C. Telander.

It was edited and produced by Tarran Merlo.

A transcript of these episode can be found on our transcripts page: http://hailandwellmetpodcast.com/tea-cast/transcripts/.

In this episode, Mike recommended the T2 Japanese Gen Mai Cha Sencha which can be found here: https://www.t2tea.com/en/us/tea/japanese-gen-mai-cha-sencha-loose-leaf-gift-cube-T110AE046.html.

Alex recommended the T2 Sydney Breakfast which can be found here: https://www.t2tea.com/en/us/tea/sydney-breakfast-loose-leaf-gift-cube-T125AE194.html.

Mike also talks about the special way of making Billy Tea, which can be seen in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrJa23WyAr4.

Mike mentioned the cute T-rex or “tea-rex” drinking tea which can be seen in the slideshow on our website, www.tea-cast.com.

Alex talked about 50 kinds of Earl Grey in reference to the terrible pun, “Fifty Shades of (Earl) Grey.” While he couldn’t find 50 specific varieties of Earl Grey, he did find a site that features 50 recipes with Earl Grey: https://parade.com/847396/nicoleweston/50-shades-of-earl-grey-recipes-for-tea-lovers/.

Music featured in this episode is “Bach Brandenburg Concerto #3 – 1st Movement” licensed via Audioblocks.

You can find out more about this show at our website: www.tea-cast.com.

Our next episode will be out on the first of April, which may be April Fools worthy.

 

Thank you for listening to our premiere episode of While There is Tea There is Hope. We hope you enjoyed it.

This episode featured hosts Tarran Merlo and Alex C. Telander.

It was edited and produced by Tarran Merlo.

The book Alex mentions and quotes from is “A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World” by Erika Rappaport (Princeton University Press 2017). The book Tarran mentions is “The Story of Tea: A Cultural History and Drinking Guide” by Mary Lou Heiss and Robert J. Heiss (2007)

In this episode both Tarran and Alex were drinking Twinings Early Grey, available pretty much anywhere you can get tea in both teabag and loose leaf.

Alex’s recommendations were the Simple Earl Grey and Kennilworth Ceylon, both available from Simple Loose Leaf; visit their website for more info: https://simplelooseleaf.com/. He also recommended the Bunka GalabTEA, a delicious chai from an independent African American store in Minneapolis, check out their site to order their amazing tea: https://bunkatea.com/.

Tarran’s recommendations were the Masala Chai from Yahava KoffeeWorks, check out their site for more info: https://www.yahava.com.au/, and the Roogenic Tissane Native Relief, available through this site: https://roogenic.com.au/products/lemonmyrtlerose.

Tarran also mentions recording a video where he is making his masala chai, which you can watch here: https://youtu.be/3j5twJQsqwQ.

Music featured in this episode includes: “American National Anthem – Church Organ,” “Orient Strings,” “Bach Brandenburg Concerto 3 – 1st Movement,” “Beethhoven Symphony 9 2nd Movement,” “Hopeful Morning,” “James Thomson – Rule Britannia,” “Teaser Orchestral,” “Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachmusik,” “Tchaikovsky – Dance of the Reed Pipes,” and “The Siren Sings” with permission from Story Blocks.

You can find out more about this show at our website: www.tea-cast.com.

Our next episode will be out on the first of March.

Welcome to While There is Tea There is Hope, a new podcast all about tea. Join Alex, Mike, and Tarran as they talk all about tea: what flavors they like, the history of tea, how it is made, and what they look for when making a good cup of tea.

The premiere episode will be released February 1st, 2021.

This trailer was edited and produced by Tarran Merlo from Hail and Well Met Podcasts.

The music featured in this episode is “Peer Gynt Suite No 1 Op 46: Morning Mood” by Edvard Grieg under a Worldwide Public Domain.

For more info check out our website at http://tea-cast.com/, and follow us on Twitter @theteacast.